Leche Flan is an egg and milk cake with a light caramel on top. It is similar to caramel cream and caramel custard, and this delicious dessert is known all over the world.
Due to its flavor, ease of preparation, and long shelf life, it has been a regular item in most restaurants’ menus. It can also be added to create other fabulous creations of dessert tasting as an element.
Leche Flan is the Philippines’ best dessert. Especially during celebrations such as parties and town festivals, the dining table will not be complete without it. It tastes so creamy and celestial. Flan is known in the Philippines as leche flan, a lighter variant of a Spanish dish made from condensed milk and more yolks of eggs. Leche flan is typically steamed in an oval-shaped tin mold known as a llanera over an open flame or stovetop, although it can sometimes be baked, as well.
About Leche Flan Recipe
Leche flan has several versions around Asia. Caramel custard is a dessert in Malaysia that is very popular.
This dessert is popularly served in restaurants, cafes, hotels, and even Ramadan bazaars for breaking the fast, first introduced by the Portuguese in the 1500s and sold all year round today.
Packaged crème caramel is ubiquitous with the name purin or custard pudding in Japanese convenience stores. The same type of dessert is sold in Taiwan’s convenience stores.
Leche flan found its home in the Philippines and in Asia. Today, almost every restaurant in the Philippines serves this dessert. For more dessert recipes, click here.
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